Opening: Saturday, January 16, 6 – 8pm

Gallery Hours thru March 5: Wed. – Sat., 10am – 2pm

Join the JAC Affiliated Artist Program!

This unique program for artists not only provides an opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization, but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites. Learn more…



CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2016 Summer Soirée Exhibition, Blanc de Blanc

Deadline for application: March 30, 2016

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The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

Second Sunday Café: Jay Primiano and Neal Yeomans

02/21/2016 | 4pm

The JAC Outloud Committee is proud to present local authors Jay Primiano and Neal Yeoman at Second Sunday Café on February 21 at 4:00pm. Tickets will be available at the door and online. No paper tickets issued. Please give name at door. $10 General Admission $8 JAC Members $5 Students Second Sunday Café: Local Authors[…..]

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The Newport String Project Presents “Contemporary voices”

02/27/2016 | 7pm

The Newport String Project Presents… “Contemporary voices” 20th/21st century works for strings and percussion Influenced by the folk music of Turkey, Iraq, Armenia and Hungary, three composers from the early 1900s to present, let folk rhythms and political unrest drive their inspiration. In contrast, Providence composer Kirsten Volness paints a serene metaphorical seascape in her[…..]

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JAC Talks: “Lessons From Ebola as We Face Zika and Other Global Outbreaks”

02/28/2016 | 4pm

Please join us for this important discussion with Dr. Adam Levine, followed by a Q and A. Adam C. Levine, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Brown University Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco and his Masters of Public Health[…..]

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For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!


Rhode Island International Film Festival’s Shorts of Love

02/18/2016 | 7pm

Albertine (20m.) Directed by Alexis Van Stratum. From France. Living an isolated life, 81 year old widow Albertine accepts help from her neighbor Mr. Dumont, which leads to an unforgettable night. More info: and The Alchemist’s Letter (5 m.) Directed by Carlos Andre Stevens. Animation. A late alchemist exposes his estranged son to[…..]


Nina A. Baugh: In Search of a Studio of Her Own


Nina A. Baugh: In Search of a Studio of Her Own Portrait of a young Philadelphia/Jamestown Artist in the early 20th Century Artwork from the Private Biddle Cotter Family Collection In Collaboration with the Jamestown Historical Society Family members recently uncovered portraits in pastels and oil  produced by Nina A. Baugh Gopcevic (1908-1981). She created[…..]


Arts center awarded $58,000 matching grant

Posted on February 4, 2016

Once a garage used to repair boats, the building at 18 Valley St. is a shell of its former self. The Jamestown Arts Center, however, isn’t done with its transformation. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts awarded the arts center $58,000 to continue its renovations of the property. According to marketing director Jess[…..]


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